White-Rodgers 1F78-144 Single Stage Non-Programmable Thermostat with Battery Option

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Single Stage Non-Programmable Thermostat with Battery Option

70 Series thermostats are the height of residential single stage and heat pump applications. The perfect upgrade for mechanical thermostats, the 70 series will cover wall marks left by most mechanical models without the need for an extra wall plate.

Product Features:
  • Non-programmable
  • Energy savings up to 33%
  • Large, easy to read thermostat display with lighted view
  • Adjustable room temperature calibration
  • 2 "AAA" batteries included
  • Maintains room temperature differential within 1 degree
  • Electronic temperature accuracy

White-Rodgers is the world’s leading provider of heating, ventilation, air conditioning, and refrigeration solutions for residential, industrial, and commercial applications. Combining technically superior products and services from industry-leading divisions and brands with global engineering, design, distribution, installation, and monitoring capabilities help White-Rodgers to create reliable, energy efficient climate systems that improve human comfort, safeguard food, and protect the environment.

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Our SKU: White-Rodgers 1F78-144

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White-Rodgers 1F78-144 Product Specifications

Specification Sheet
Installation Guide
Amperage 1.5
Application Electric, Gas, Oil
Backlit Yes
Control Type Electronic
Depth 1.1
Hardwired No
Height 3.75
Settings 3
Stages 1 Heat / 1 Cool
Supports 24 Volts Yes
Supports Heat Pump Yes
Supports Millivolt Yes
System Switch Cool, Heat, Off
UL Listed No
Voltage 24
Width 5.1

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White-Rodgers 1F78-144 Reviews

Rated 5 out of 5 by from Plug and play! Simple hook-up to existing wires. Does the job without complicated programming.
Date published: 2012-07-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from quick delivery Easy to install , nice clean installation and looking unit.A lot of features for the price. Quick delivery even during the Christmas shipping season.
Date published: 2010-01-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Very good choice I replaced an older mechanical White-Rodgers with this digital thermometer and am very happy with it's operation..
Date published: 2010-07-11
  • I use this thermostat on gas heating system. What would happen if I flipped the switch from gas to electric?

    A. The White-Rodgers 1F78-144 is made to be used with gas and electric units. You would be fine.

  • Where do I get a manual to program my themostat?

    A. Please refer to this printable PDF from White-Rodgers for this model: http://www.emersonclimate.com/Documents/White-Rodgers/instruction_sheets/0037-6615.pdf I hope this helps!

  • Does it have a adjustable heat anticipator setting? If so, tell how to adjust it.

    A. The White-Rodgers 1F78-144 does have the option for a heat anticipater setting however we do not have the installation sheet for direction how to change.

  • does the thermostat have to be switched on gas or electric?

    A. The White-Rodgers 1F78-144 is will work on either a electric or gas heating system. You will not have to make any adjustments to the unit itself.

  • The batteries went out on my thermostate and I changed them to th required size 'AAA', but the thermostate is not working. How can I get it to work?

    A. Try taking the batteries out for twenty minutes, place them back in, and turn the model on.

  • does the thermostat have to be set to gas or electric?

    A. The White-Rodgers 1F78-144 is will work on either a electric or gas heating system. You will not have to make any adjustments to the unit itself.

  • Does the front cover pry off the 1F78-151 to change the batteries? How do you change the batteries?

    A. you have to gently pry off the front cover to access the batteries.

  • Have a 24 volt R7184 honeywell xformer, secondary reads 13 volts for a 24 volt spec. good or bad?

    A. The White-Rodgers 1F78-144 13v should not be used with a 24v transformer. It is rated for a 12v to 16v transformer.

  • Do you have to re-calibrate the room tempature everytime you replace the batteries & do you have to reset the set tempatures for cooling & heating as well?

    A. The White-Rodgers 1F78-144 Only reset when the thermostat when it is acting erratically. You shouldn't have to reset the set tempatures every time you replace the batteries.

  • I have a red wire connected to rh on my old thermostat, yet your instructions tell me not to disconnect the red wire between rh and rc, then what am i going to do with the red wire.

    A. The red jumper wire between RH and RC, from the factory, is used when replacing an older thermostat from a 4-wire, single transformer system. If you have a 5-wire system, you can remove the jumper and reconnect the wires to the new thermostat exactly as they were on the old thermostat, or by using the Terminal Cross Reference Chart in the installation instructions.

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